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Gastroenterology offers PillCam

PillCam: 20 Years of Capsule Endoscopy Innovation In the US, millions of people suffer from various disorders of the small intestine, which include gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, Celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, inflammatory bowel disease and small bowel cancers.  Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology offers a capsule endoscopy (PillCam™), a revolutionary technology designed to examine and diagnose diseases of the […]

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Gastroenterology Welcomes Anna L. Williamson, FNP

Anna L. Williamson, FNP, is a family nurse practitioner with Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology. As part of the Gastroenterology team, Williamson provides care for patients with digestive health needs. Her goal is to provide quality, effective care while facilitating a positive patient-provider relationship. She has special practice interests in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, peptic […]

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Gastroenterology relocation

Gastroenterology Relocates to the Fourth Floor of the Main Clinic Building

Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology has relocated. The practice will remain in the main clinic at 415 South 28th Avenue in Hattiesburg but will move from the 5th floor to the 4th floor of the building. At this new location, the Gastroenterology physicians and providers will see patients in clinic for office visits. The new office space […]

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Fibroscan

Gastroenterology Offers FibroScan

Take Control of Your Liver Health Over the last decade, the US has seen a rapid increase in liver disease cases and deaths. A recent study published by BMJ, a medical trade journal, reported that cirrhosis deaths have increased by 65%, and liver cancer deaths have doubled since the turn of the century. Researchers noted […]

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In the Media: Porter H. Glover, MD

Dr. Glover Talks About the Importance of Regular Colorectal Cancer Screening Porter H. Glover, MD, with Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology, recently spoke with FOX23 to discuss the importance of colorectal cancer screenings. The Gastroenterology department held their second annual free colorectal screening in partnership with Hattiesburg Clinic Anesthesiology, General Surgery and Pathology.  Free prep samples were […]

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Tips to Avoid Holiday Heartburn

Managing GERD Symptoms this Holiday Season ‘Tis the season for holiday feasts and festive foods. Unfortunately, for many, indulging in certain foods and drinks can trigger acid reflux and heartburn. Heartburn is the most common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, which affects approximately 20% of U.S. adults, according to the National Institute of [...]

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Having Stomach Issues?

Breath Test Device Detects Bacterial Infection That Could Lead to Stomach Cancer Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology now has a device to test for a common bacterial infection that is a risk factor for stomach cancer. The BreathTek® UBT Kit is a convenient, quick, non-invasive test used to detect Helicobacter pylori (or H. pylori), a common, persistent [...]

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Hattiesburg Clinic Physicians Host Free Colon Cancer Screenings

Hattiesburg Clinic Physicians Host Free Colon Cancer Screenings On Saturday, Feb. 29, 29 residents of Hattiesburg and the surrounding communities received free colon cancer screening colonoscopies as an effort led by Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterologyto improve screening rates in the area, ultimately in an attempt to save lives. “While getting a colonoscopy is not the most [...]

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